Francesco Paola – CEO, Solinea

Francesco has over 20 years of global leadership experience in diverse industries, where he has managed and delivered innovative enterprise technology implementation services, architected cloud computing solutions and built business process outsourcing programs. 

Francesco is a leader and contributor in developing cloud computing strategies for Fortune 1000 firms, and has contributed to the proliferation of global cloud infrastructure deployments, including leading the development of cloud go to market strategies for global enterprises and service providers, managing the architecture development, integration and deployment for large-scale Public and Private cloud infrastructures for global telcos and CSPs.

Prior to Solinea, Francesco held leadership positions at several technology and services companies at the forefront of their industries – Cloudscaling, IronRidge, Trinity Partners/ WNS Global Services, Scient, and Cambridge Technology Partners.

He received his MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley, and his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.